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HHPD searches for driver in fatal hit-and-run

HHPD searches for driver in fatal hit-and-run

On Aug. 19 at approximately 5:30 am Harker Heights Police officers responded to 600 East Central Texas Expressway in reference to a hit and run, where a vehicle struck two male subjects walking along the side of the roadway, and fled the scene.
A previous press release stated that the vehicle involved may have been a dark-colored SUV, possibly a GMC Arcadia, which would have sustained major front end damage on the passenger side.
Later that afternoon, Aug. 9, one of the hit-and-run victims succumbed to his injuries while at Scott & White Hospital.
Because the victim is a juvenile, his identity will be withheld.
The Harker Heights Police Department says they’re actively pursuing leads in the case.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Harker Heights Police Department at (254)943-5400, Criminal Investigation Division.


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